City Clerk


Darlene Lewis
City Clerk
Office: (251) 452-7857
Fax: (251) 452- 7886

216 E. Prichard Avenue
Room 170


Bernadette Dubose
Office Assistant
(251) 452-7862

Raquel Jones
License Investigator
(251) 331-1294

Shelia Jackson
(251) 452-7885

Mission: To provide accurate and dependable services to the citizens, elected officials and department directors.

Responsibilities: The City Clerk's Office is the information center for the City of Prichard. The clerk’s office serves as a hub for all of the city important documents, for example: Ordinances and Resolutions. The clerk’s office is responsible for issuing and collecting monies for Business Licenses, Dog or Cat Licenses and Municipal Service Fees. The City Clerk's office also performs data entry for processing the city payroll and issuing of payroll checks.

Citizens who would like to appear before the City Council, Planning Board or Board of Adjustments can complete and submit those applications in the clerk’s office.


  • To provide timely and accurate services
  • To maintain and document all city records
  • To provide information on city services to all citizens
  • To ensure that businesses are adhering to the Business License Ordinance 1706
  • To ensure that city collected taxes are paid in accordance with applicable ordinances.


The City Clerk's office is responsible for preparing all Resolutions and Ordinances adopted by the City Council. For information on city ordinances, please contact us.

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